The Environmental Health Toxicology Office (EHT) helps Delaware prepare for and respond to urgent public health hazards by providing strategic direction, coordination, and support for all of DPH’s terrorism preparedness and emergency response activities. EHT’s mission is to safeguard health and save lives by providing a flexible and robust system for public health hazards. This branch oversees the Office of Community Environmental Health Services and Office of Healthy Environments.
The Offices and Programs that EHT oversees includes Programs that monitor and enforce health and safety standards, as well as the prevention and control of environmental risk to human health. These Programs include:
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)